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Jeweller Pandora's bid to regain shine hit by weak consumer demand, Hong Kong unrest

05 Nov 2019

COPENHAGEN Attempts to turn around struggling jewellery maker Pandora by new CEO Alexander Lacik are being hampered by subdued consumer spending in key markets such as the United States and mainland China and political unrest in Hong Kong. | Video

Nord Stream 2 clears major hurdle as Denmark OKs gas pipeline

30 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN/BUDAPEST Denmark on Wednesday gave the go-ahead to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, removing the last major hurdle to completion of the Russian-led project that has divided opinion in the European Union.

Trio of buyers rescues Thomas Cook's Nordic business

30 Oct 2019

STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN Norwegian property tycoon Petter Stordalen and private equity firms Altor and TDR Capital have agreed to buy the Nordic business of collapsed British travel company Thomas Cook.

Reaping wind at sea could become $1 trillion industry: IEA

25 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN Offshore wind could become a cornerstone of the world's power supply as steep cost reductions and improved technology unleash the potential of the green energy source, said the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Friday.

Reaping wind at sea could become $1 trillion industry - IEA

25 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN Offshore wind could become a cornerstone of the world's power supply as steep cost reductions and improved technology unleash the potential of the green energy source, said the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Friday.

With rising seas at their door, mayors vow to combat climate change

10 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN Mayors of cities from Lisbon to New Orleans called on Thursday for urgent global action to tackle climate change that could see hundreds of coastal metropolises swamped with water.

Novo Nordisk targets bigger slice of diabetes market with new tablet

23 Sep 2019

COPENHAGEN Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is aiming for a big slice of the multibillion-dollar diabetes market with a new pill, approved by U.S. authorities on Friday, that caters for patients with an aversion to needles.

Orsted to sell its Danish power businesses for $3.2 billion

18 Sep 2019

COPENHAGEN Orsted has agreed to sell its Danish power distribution and retail businesses to energy firm SEAS-NVE for 21.3 billion Danish crowns ($3.15 billion) on a cash and debt-free basis, the Danish utility said on Wednesday.

Nord Stream 2 pipeline edges closer to Danish deadlock

16 Sep 2019

IN THE BALTIC SEA, Sweden With each 24-tonne steel pipe laid on the seabed of the Baltic Sea, the vessel Solitaire is edging closer to what could be a costly hold-up for the Russian-led gas pipeline project which has divided the European Union.

Nord Stream 2 pipeline edges closer to Danish deadlock

16 Sep 2019

IN THE BALTIC SEA, Sweden, Sept 16 With each 24-tonne steel pipe laid on the seabed of the Baltic Sea, the vessel Solitaire is edging closer to what could be a costly hold-up for the Russian-led gas pipline project which has divided the European Union.

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